Global agencies warn of increased cyberattacks against OT devices

Global federal agencies are sounding the alarm over an increase in cyberattacks by pro-Russia hacktivist groups targeting operational technology (OT) devices across critical infrastructure in North America and Europe.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), FBI, NSA, EPA, DOE, USDA, FDA, Multi-State ISAC, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, and UK's National Cyber Security Centre have observed these threat actors compromising small-scale industrial control...

IoT Community coins ‘GenAIoT’ with enterprise in mind

It is always a point of interest to be present at the birth of a new buzzword. In this instance, it is hoped this neologism will help usher in an umbrella of concepts and technologies to operationalise the industrial and enterprise IoT.

GenAIoT, relating to the intersection of generative AI and the Artificial Internet of Things (AIoT), has been introduced by The IoT Community, a 49,000-strong C-suite network. SAS, ClearBlade, SoftServe and Intellias are among the founding members...

Richard Moser, LEGIC: The benefits of introducing IoT into the supply chain

Richard Moser, Legic

LEGIC is an end-to-end security platform for smartphone- and smartcard-based access, mobility, shared resource and industrial IoT applications.

According to Richard Moser, the company’s business development manager, LEGIC offers convenient embedded security for access, data, & configuration - enabling secure digital interaction between people and things.

“Following this principle our platform consists of security modules (SMs) with already implemented RFID/or...

Digital twins on the manufacturing menu – with help from the hyperscalers

ScaleOut Analytics

Only one in 10 global manufacturing organisations are not considering the implementation of digital twins, according to new data from IoT Analytics – down from a third in 2020.

The Germany-based analyst, in its Digital Twin Market Report 2023-2027, has forecast that the global digital twin market could grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of approximately 30% in the next four years.

While the company stresses that these figures are not absolute – the use of...

Eclipse Foundation’s Sparkplug IIoT spec becomes ISO standard

The Eclipse Foundation announced Tuesday that its Sparkplug specification for industrial IoT (IIoT) connectivity has been published as an ISO/IEC international standard, a move that should accelerate its adoption.

Sparkplug, which enables different industrial systems to seamlessly share data, is now known as ISO/IEC 20237. It passed through the ISO fast-track process for standards developed externally. The Eclipse Foundation will continue to maintain Sparkplug.

“The...

Wiliot’s IoT tech recognised among TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023

Wiliot has announced that its ambient IoT Pixels and Visibility Platform have earned a spot on TIME’s list of the Best Inventions of 2023.

At the heart of Wiliot’s success lies IoT Pixels: tiny, self-powered computing devices that come at low cost. These IoT Pixels possess the ability to attach to virtually any object, from everyday items like fruits, clothes, and vaccine vials, to more expensive assets such as cars and shipping containers.

Once attached, IoT...

IoT Tech Expo: The role of satellites in enabling a global IoT

Amine El Ammari, VP of Global Business Development at Thuraya, presented an informative session at IoT Tech Expo Europe on how satellites enable truly global connectivity.

Thuraya is a leading player in the satellite industry, ranking among the top 10 operators worldwide. The company provides satellite services spanning the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia and over 150 countries.

The company is vertically integrated, handling everything from satellite connectivity...

Ericsson, AWS, and Hitachi showcase manufacturing transformation

Ericsson, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Hitachi America R&D have combined their expertise to showcase the potential of 5G, AI, and IoT solutions in transforming manufacturing.

A private 5G infrastructure trial was conducted at Hitachi Astemo Americas' electric motor vehicle manufacturing plant located in Berea, Kentucky. This initiative aims to demonstrate the immediate applicability of current technologies, debunking the notion that their benefits lie in the distant...

NVIDIA unveils Omniverse innovations to accelerate OpenUSD adoption

NVIDIA has unveiled a suite of innovations to accelerate the widespread adoption of OpenUSD through its Omniverse industrial metaverse platform.

OpenUSD, created by Pixar Animation Studios, is a cutting-edge 3D scene description technology designed to facilitate interoperability across various tools, data, and workflows.

Earlier this month, NVIDIA joined industry titans in creating the Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD) to standardise OpenUSD specifications and create a solid...

IoT Tech Expo: Accelerating sustainability with satellites

During this year’s IoT Tech Expo North America, we heard from Jat Brainch, Chief Commercial and Digital Officer at Inmarsat, about how satellites can accelerate sustainability.

Satellite technology has emerged as a powerful tool in driving sustainability efforts across various sectors. From revolutionising agriculture practices to reducing carbon emissions, satellites offer immense potential in advancing environmental goals.

In Australia, for instance, Inmarsat’s...